Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Back to TP-LINK stock firmware

If you are trying to go back to the stock firmware using the mtd command and you have the following error message:

..  [e]Failed to erase block

If you don’t upload a proper firmware, your router will get bricked next time it boots.
You need to strip the first 257 bytes from the .bin.

#dd if=Archer_c7-firm-orig.bin of=tplink.bin skip=257 bs=512

Then you're good to upload the new tplink.bin:

#mtd -r write /tmp/tplink.bin firmware

And visit the default url: 

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